Fox, James Alan
These data provide incident-level information on criminal
homicides including location, circumstances, and method of offense, as
well as demographic characteristics of victims and perpetrators and
the relationship between the two. The data were provided monthly to
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by local law enforcement
agencies participating in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series
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Fox, James Alan. Uniform Crime Reports [United States]: Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-1997. ICPSR02832-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02832.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02832.v1
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This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Scope of Study
Uniform Crime Reports,
Date of Collection:
Homicides in the United States from January 1976 through
records from police and sheriff's departments
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of
disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major
statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to
these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
Performed consistency checks.
Standardized missing values.
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2000-01-25
- 2006-03-30 File CB2832.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
- 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one
or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well
as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable,
and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to
reflect these additions.
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